If the Congress was planning this as a comeback, they forgot this is Narendra Modi's Gujarat, and that was never to be.
Let Kejriwal now stand up and do something instead of just complaining. It's within his powers, and if he does it, it will pressure the central government to act.
Last night, US President Donald Trump pulled his country out of the historic Paris Climate Accord because he was going to serve his constituency, the people of Pittsburg, and not those of Paris and the people of America, and not pour "billions and billions" of foreign aid into India to get it to comply.
If Kejriwal wants to be back in power here or anywhere else, he needs to stop playing politics all the time and get back to governance.
On this day, Narendra Modi coloured the Ganga from source to Varanasi in saffron in an astonishing victory that recalls the sweep of the 2014 general election and clearly allows the BJP to set the political agenda until the next general election in 2019 without much opposition.
Whatever else the exit polls may or may not say, they do confirm the big election story - that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has almost single-handedly lifted the BJP in Uttar Pradesh from the depths of despair to one where they are predicted to win outright or at least emerge as the largest single party.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi suddenly declared last week in Kannauj that potatoes (along with onions) would be entitled to a guaranteed minimum support price, which means farmers won't be left at the mercy of the mandis.
As the sun breaks through late in the afternoon of voting day, does it portend an AAP victory? Of the three scenarios: AAP victory, a hung house, or a Congress win, the first looks more probable, the second possible, and the third, an outside chance. Of course, in 2012, everyone was predicting a Congress victory, but the Badals pulled the rabbit out of the bag. They a...
After the Big Bang of demonetization, everyone was waiting for a Big Bang Budget. Which was delivered selectively for the Small - small farmer, small business, small tax payer, small housing, If you're into infrastructure, there's a Big Bang there too. But if you are the big corporate sector or among the many stressed banks, this is not quite the budget that would hav...
In just 10 days, Donald Trump has turned the world upside down. And in office, he seems to be the worst imaginable reality of his earlier selves as President-Elect Trump and Candidate Trump. He has left the liberal world shocked and shaken with what it sees as unethical, unconstitutional and undiplomatic policies by the President of the United States.
India's second most important man just got sacked by the Supreme Court. President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Anurag Thakur, has been removed the Court, along with the Secretary, Ajay Shirke, for not following the judges' orders to introduce reforms. Had the Supreme Court not done so, its majesty would have taken a severe beating. And therein h...
Black is back - and with a bang, not a whimper. And whatever else demonetization was meant to do, it has not succeeded in removing black money. In fact, it has alarmingly few successes to show.
Yes, it's true that the government was pushed, perhaps the possibility of a leak of the idea, to do this probably a week before it was to happen. The fact that Rs 500 notes are only just arriving is proof of that. So, maybe this wasn't the bureaucrats' fault, but in their planning, this should have been one of the scenarios: that the date could be brought forward.
She completely destroyed the ragtag coalition of voters that her husband first cobbled together in 1992. President Obama solidified it. Today, it fell apart. And Donald Trump is President-Elect.